Allergan District Manager, Medical Dermatology- Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

District Manager, Medical Dermatology- Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, United States at

Oct 11, 2016Post Date

151885Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description:

In this high profile role, the District Manager, Medical Dermatology, will be responsible for the hiring, developing, and retaining of Specialty Representatives in their assigned district. The DM is responsible for ensuring strong and consistent sales performance that exceeds product forecast while managing the Districts operation within expense guidelines. The DM will facilitate appropriate development and retention of key personnel and work closely with senior management to enable overall divisional growth. The DM will supervise with an assigned region with 8 – 12 direct reports with an average of 4 field days per week. The DM ensures region sales, marketing plan execution, employee hiring, training, development, legal compliance and expense management are maintained as per guidance. The DM effectively and appropriately utilizes resources, promotional or other, when required and appropriate to maximize the effectiveness to the customer. The DM manages region profile and loss; and, develops and maintains key customer relationships to ensure the overall success of the medical dermatology product line. The DM also conducts meetings, conference calls and co-rides as required, to communicate or meet business objectives.

The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all Allergan internal requirements and with all applicable regulatory requirements. Allergan internal requirements include compliance with ethics, environmental health and safety, financial, human resources, and general business policies, requirements and objectives.


Education and Experience:

· Bachelors Degree or equivalent

· 3+ years Documented, Proven Track Record of Sales Success utilizing

strong consultative and persuasive selling skills

· Pharmaceutical Sales Experience within multi specialties is strongly preferred

· Valid driver’s license

Essential Skills and Abilities:

· Proven ability to develop key sales strategies and business plans and to

execute those plans to achieve desired sales results.

· Strong negotiating and problem resolution skills.

· Ability to travel overnight.

· Ability to lift 25 pounds unassisted.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Capability to interface

effectively with all customer types and levels of management.

· Ability to function effectively in a high performance team. Exhibit a high degree

of flexibility in adapting to a rapidly changing environment.

· Strong organizational and prioritization skills. Highly self-directed.

· Strong relationship building skills

· Capacity to manage budgets, expenses and execute marketing plans

· Strong organizational, analytical and business planning skills

· A high degree of flexibility in adapting to a rapidly changing environment

· Able to travel.

· Ability to drive a car with a valid driver’s license